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Diocese of

Samoa–Pago Pago

American Samoa American Samoa

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 197 km²

Population: 14,500 Catholics (23.5% of 61,811 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Samoa–Apia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tonga (↙), Samoa–Apia (←), Tokelau (↑), Rarotonga (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Holy Family, Mary, Mother of God (January 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 10

Statistics: 18 parishes, 24 missions, 16 priests (14 diocesan, 2 religious), 20 deacons, 5 lay religious (5 brothers), 5 seminarians (2015)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (18)

Tonga (↙), Samoa–Apia (←), Tokelau (↑), Rarotonga (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.31 – ...):Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R. (70)Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R. (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Samoa–Pago Pago (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R. (70)Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R. (70)Permalink
(2013.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Samoa–Pago Pago (American Samoa)

Ua na’o le atua e faafou mea uma lava

Born:1947.11.09 (New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1981.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.22

Bishop of Samoa–Pago Pago (American Samoa) (2013.05.31 – ...)

Bishop John Quinn Weitzel, M.M. (90)Bishop John Quinn Weitzel, M.M. (90)Permalink
(1986.06.09 – 2013.05.31)

Bishop emeritus of Samoa–Pago Pago (American Samoa)

Ala una I left alota

Born:1928.05.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1986.10.29

Bishop of Samoa–Pago Pago (American Samoa) (1986.06.09 – 2013.05.31)

Cardinal Pio Taofinu’u, S.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1982.09.10 – 1986.06)


as of 2018.11.07

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